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Think Classroom And Beyond

 

Why is numeracy important? (2:33)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: When you think of the future of work for our children, what core skills come to mind? How might these connect to mathematics education, learning and teaching?
  • While viewing the video, what key messages emerge for you?
  • After viewing: What are the key foundational elements required in our schools, classrooms as shared by Cathy Fosnot? What questions or wonderings do you still have? What do you need more information about?

 

Who owns the learning? (1:43)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: What are the key features that come to mind when you consider “engagement in learning”? Why does engagement matter?
  • While viewing the video, what are some important messages that Alex Lawson shares? What questions arise for you? What resonates or challenges your thinking?
  • After viewing: What might be some implications for learning and teaching based on what you have heard?

 

What is a mathematician? (3:02)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: How might you describe a “good day” in math class? What would you see, hear or feel in the learning experiences?
  • While viewing the video, what do you notice, what do you wonder?
  • After viewing: What are some key ideas that stood out for you? What might be some next steps you and your school community could embark upon together?

 

Math through a Social Justice Lens (2:50)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: What comes to mind when you think of the term “Social Justice Math”? What might educators consider in their planning for these kinds of experiences?
  • While viewing the video, what stands out for you? What resonates or challenges your thinking?
  • After viewing: What questions do you have? What further information do you need to enact this approach? What challenges do you foresee in “taking on” an approach like this? What benefits are there for learning through this approach? What might be some next steps you and your school community might take?